President Droupadi Murmu will visit West Bengal for two days beginning today.
This would be Murmu’s first visit to the state since taking the oath of office as President of the country. According to an official release issued on Sunday, the President will pay homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Netaji Bhawan in Kolkata on March 27.
“Subsequently, she will visit Jorasanko Thakurbari – Rabindranath Tagore’s House to pay tributes to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore,” the release said.
The President will attend a civic reception to be hosted in her honour at Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata on the same evening.
On March 28 (Tuesday), President Murmu will visit Belur Math.
“She will also grace the celebration of the completion of 80 years of UCO Bank in Kolkata,” the release said. Later, the President will visit Shantiniketan where she will grace the annual convocation of Visva-Bharati.
On March 19, President Murmu visited the Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari district.
“Visiting the iconic Vivekananda Rock memorial is a memorable experience for me. I marvel at the greatness of the late Eknath Ranade Ji who was behind the building of the spiritually charged complex”, tweeted the President’s official Twitter handle.
President Murmu was earlier on a week’s visit to Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep from March 16 to March 21.